ON WAFF 48 NEWS TODAY!

ON WAFF 48 NEWS TODAY!

Happy Monday, AGAIN....geez it comes up so fast. Well let's make the best of it by starting your day off by tuning in for WAFF 48 News Today.

Here's what we have going on this morning.

An autopsy is being ordered while Decatur police look for relatives of a homeless who died while in their custody. It started at the Walmart on Spring Avenue when he was found passed out in a bathroom. Tune in at 5:00 & 6:00 a.m. for details on his death.

"Ban the box," a slogan getting a lot of attention while a bill works it's way through the legislature. You all have had plenty to say about it on social media. Supporters want the question, "have you ever been convicted of a felony" removed from some state applications. Critics say employers have a right to know who they are hiring. We'll explore all sides at 4:30 a.m. & 5:30 a.m.

Governor Bentley is headed to Tanner today for a ribbon cutting on the final phase of the Alabama Robotics Technology park. We'll tell you where you can get in on the exciting news behind this $73 million dollar investment for the valley.

If you play fantasy sports for money, you might need to go back to the old fashioned system of just getting some buddies together after work. Attorney General Luther Strange has ordered that sites like DraftKings and FanDuel must stop accepting customers from Alabama May 1st.

Get ready for a pretty soggy first half of your week. Over the next few days we could see several inches of rainfall. Meteorologist David Ernst will have your forecast during weather on the 10s.

Stephanie Mills is monitoring all news feeds to catch anything that breaks this morning.

Plus, make sure your drive into work is headache free with your First Alert Road Report every 15 minutes starting at 5:50 a.m.

Alright, see you on the air!!

--Margo Gray